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Zak Bentley

Zak Bentley is a senior reporter at Infrastructure Investor based in London. Zak joined Infrastructure Investor in 2016 from Centaur where he was a reporter at their Clean Energy Pipeline title. He has a detailed knowledge and experience of the financial and regulatory aspects of the global renewable energy market, as well as the wider infrastructure market. Zak has a degree in English and History from the University of Birmingham.

Italy’s F2i uses rollover to close €3.6bn infra fund

The close comes after a ‘strict and intellectually rigorous process’ to move assets from the group’s first fund, according to chief investment officer Carlo Michelini.

Partners Group eyes interim close on Global 2018 fund by year-end

Partners Group Global Infrastructure 2018 is targeting €1bn and has a 60% allocation to primaries and secondaries.

LPs net 2.5x gain in French infra secondaries sale

A US fund of funds acquired interests representing 25% of Meridiam's 2006-vintage debut vehicle.

Federated swoops in for £246m Hermes stake

The UK investment manager raised an £845m secondaries fund in 2013 and incorporates the strategy into its growing SMA business.

Partners Group eyes €1bn for global infra strategy

Secondaries and primaries funds can be allocated up 60% of the firm's latest Global Infrastructure programme.

Italy’s F2i secures €3.1bn as first fund merges with third

The group secured over €1.7bn from the 11 main investors in its first vehicle, including Ardian, and seeded its latest vehicle with assets from its maiden fund.

Ardian offloads €1.1bn Fund II assets to APG and AXA

The investment firm will retain either an asset management or advisory role at each of the companies and projects in the eight-strong European portfolio.

Pantheon buys in Marguerite GP-led

The deal involves five European renewable and concession-based assets from the infrastructure manager's first fund.

Aberdeen sells PPP assets in £400m directs deal

The UK’s Pensions Infrastructure Platform has acquired a portfolio of stakes in 10 projects across roads, waste facilities, hospitals and social infrastructure.

Pantheon targets $1.2bn for third infrastructure fund

The global investment firm's latest vehicle in the strategy will focus on secondaries and co-investments.

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